Boxing results, July 28 - August 3: Japanese fighters make history

Koki Eto wears his newly acquired interim WBA flyweight title after FOTY candidate

Fights from this past Sunday through Saturday are covered, whether they are high profile or obscure.

Welcome to another results column.  If you missed last weeks, you can check it out here.

Anyways, this was a busy week for me in general so here's some of the other things I put out / contributed to:

Boxing rankings for August 2013: Calm before the storm

The International Boxing Hall of Fame and its inductions that have yet to come

Danny Garcia gets media day in hometown

Additionally, Lucas Ketelle published an article about me on brojackson.com after interviewing me some days earlier. You can follow him on twitter @LukieBoxing. He shares information about my life that you wouldn't necessarily know just by reading my work (even if you've read all of it).

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2013-07-28 Bare Knuckle Boxing I

This new series brought to you courtesy of DirecTV involves boxers fighting in a "pit" with no ropes. There's nowhere to run but plenty of glove to hide behind despite the bare knuckles... Former world champion and 2002 trainer of the year Buddy McGirt was on commentary and hall of famer Michael Buffer did "pit" announcing.

Eric Fowler TKO1 Carl McNickles

This was an unexpected main event considering some of the fighters on this card, but it ended in spectacular fashion. A 3 punch series of hooks knocked McNickles out cold. McNickles looked gone after the very 1st shot but his knees didn't buckle. Somebody really could have yelled "tiiiiiimmmmmmbbbbeerrrrrrr" as McNickles toppled over, not that I'd ever consider doing something so shameless... Anyways, given Fowler's amateur boxing pedigree, BKB just may have a future with this lightweight.

Jason Gavern TKO6 Willie Perryman

Taneal Goyco TKO4 Jason Naugler

This was about as good of a 1 sided 7 minute fight as you can get (all rounds are 2 minutes in BKB).

Julian Pollard TKO2 Randy Smith

Bryan Abraham TKO2 Chris Russell

A beautiful right hook separated Russell from his senses. I think I'll add it to my year end highlight video...

Eddie Caminero TKO4 Marteze Logan

This should have been a DQ victory as the referee stopped the fight simply because Logan did too much holding, but whatever...

Jesse Orta TKO1 Brandon Chagnon

Louis Webster TKO2 Mike Jackson

Farkhad Sharipov UD5 Matt Doherty (50-46, 50-45, 49-48)

Chris Traietti KO2 Larry Hopkins

Hopkins, the same man that dropped a decision to Dewey Bozella 2 years ago, was KOed by a headbutt in his BKB debut. The referee ruled no knockdown but counted to 10 when Hopkins remained on the pit floor...

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2013-07-28 Sequals, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Rai Sport

Brunet Zamora TKO9 Massimiliano Ballisai

EBU-EU (European Union) lightweight title

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2013-07-30 Krungthep Thonburi University, Bangkok, Thailand

Thai TV 3

Mike Tawatchai UD12 Ricardo Roa (115-113?, 116-112?, 116-112?)

IBF Asia super bantamweight title

Patomsuk Pathompothong TKO2 Eusebio Baluarte

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2013-07-31 Bangkok, Thailand

Thai TV 9

Samson Tor Buamas W10 Alexis A(cer?)

WIBA minimumweight title

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2013-08-01 Herceg Novi, Montenegro

Local TV

Zvjezdan Vidakovic UD12 Giuseppe Brischetto (115-112?, 116-110?, 115-110?)

Vacant WBC Mediterranean light heavyweight title

Marko Nikolic PTS4 Robert Halas

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2013-08-01 Cebu City Waterfront Hotel & Casino, Barangay Lahug, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

TBS (Japan)

Tomoki Kameda UD12 Paulus Ambunda (118-110, 116-112, 117-111)

Scott Christ touched upon the historical impact of this fight here. Kameda won the WBO bantamweight title and was later awarded a Guinness World Record certificate along with his 2 brothers.

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2013-08-01 Bangkok, Thailand

Thai TV 7

Koki Eto UD12 Kompayak Por Pramook (114-113, 114-113, 116-111)

Eto became the first Japanese born fighter in the nation's history to win a world title in Thailand and it was arguably the fight of the year. Unfortunately for Eto, Japan doesn't actually recognize interim world titles nor did any mainstream media (to my knowledge) actually watch the fight. Those details may soon change, but for now it is what it is. Koki Eto is the interim WBA flyweight champion courtesy of a final round knockdown in an all-out war.

Every single round was thrilling. EVERY. SINGLE. ROUND. Rounds 9 and 12 were some of the very best of the year in any fight. Kompayak's toughness and raw power + Koki's volume and leverage = a pugilistic wet dream.

Yodmongkol Vor Saengthep TKO5 Sammy Hagler

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2013-08-02 Club Atlético Talleres, Remedios de Escalada, Buenos Aires, Argentina

TV Publica

Gabriela Bouvier SD10 Romina Elizabeth Alcantra (99.5-93, 94-96, 99-93.5)

Vacant South American female flyweight title

Diego Luis Pichardo Liriano UD6 Pablo Ariel Gomez (60-53.5, 60-53, 60-53.5)

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2013-08-02 Chumsaeng, Nakhon Sawan, Thailand

Thai TV 7

Kwanpichit OnesongchaiGym TD2 Ben Mananquil

There was only 1 official knockdown in round 1 but it easily could have been scored 10-7 regardless. Mananquil beat the living hell out of Kwanpichit. The accidental clash of heads in round 2 that stopped the bout early due to opening a cut outside of Kwanpichit's right eye is one of the most fortunate injuries I've seen all year. Consequently the unbeaten Thai retained his WBO Oriental flyweight title via a technical draw. Mananquil, a Filipino, got to keep his undefeated record intact as well.

Bualuang OnesongchaiGym PTS6 Palangchai Lookmuangpetch

Tewa Tor Surat PTS6 Anuntachai Sor Por Lor Krungthep

You-Jie Zeng KO2 Fonluang Sor Singyu

Nonggift Or Wanchoed PTS6? Nongbua Lookprai-aree

Channel 7 only showed the first 3 rounds then went off air...

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2013-08-02 Bob Carpenter Center, Newark, Delaware, USA

PandaFeed.TV

Ray Robinson TKO7 Ray Narh

Vacant USBA welterweight title

Samuel Kotey Neequaye UD10 Dorin Spivey (97-92, 98-91, 96-93)

NABA lightweight title

Taneal Goyco MD6 Frankie Filippone (57-57, 58-56, 58-56)

Joey Tiberi MD6 Miguel Antonio Rodriquez (38-38, 39-37, 39-38)

Omar Douglas TKO3 DeWayne Wisdom

Andrew Farmer SD6 Hector Marengo (56-57, 58-55, 58-55)

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2013-08-02 Buffalo Run Casino, Miami, Oklahoma, USA

ESPN

Javier Fortuna D10 Luis Franco (91-99, 96-94, 95-95)

There's no prior BLH recap for this bout and I damn sure don't have any intentions of doing one now, but, Scott Christ and I felt Franco deserved to win on clean punching and good defense. Teddy Atlas thought the 99-91 scorecard for Franco was a joke, but, he had the same card in the opposite direction for Fortuna (a bigger joke). This fight elevated Franco into the BLH featherweight rankings and dropped Fortuna out.

Kermit Cintron UD10 Jonathan Batista (99-88, 98-89, 98-89)

The scorecards indicate Cintron dominated, but, he didn't...

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2013-08-03 Korakuen Hall, Tokyo, Japan

Camcorder

Daiki Kaneko TKO1 Mitsuya Omura

Japanese super featherweight title

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2013-08-03 Hipódromo Caliente, Arena Tecate, Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico

Azteca 7

Jorge Paez Jr UD10 Rodolfo Quintanilla (98-91, 97-92, 99-90)

El Ratón le gusta el queso. El Maromerito inches closer to welterweight relevancy.

Alejandro Gonzalez Jr UD10 Jose Cayetano (98-91, 97-92, 96-93)

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2013-08-03 Deportivo Agustín Ramos Millan, Toluca, México, Mexico

Televisa (Mexico) / Fox Sports Espanol (USA)

Zulina Munoz TKO1 Maribel Ramirez

This was officially recorded as a regular knockout but it was most definitely technical. Ramirez was caught with a right hand, fell to her knees, and then waited for the referee to count her out (she quit). The referee however got tired of counting after 8 and waved it off on 9 (he never actually said 9). This actually gave Ramirez an out to pretend like she didn't quit as she was cheated on the count, but she was honest enough to not protest. Munoz defended her WBC female super flyweight title.

Bruno Sandoval TKO6 Gustavo Garibay

WBC United States (USNBC) middleweight title

Jose Javier Regalado UD10 Javier Armando Rodriguez (100-97, 100-97, 100-97)

I have a hard time believing these announced scorecards are accurate. It implies every judge thought Regalado won 3 rounds while the other 7 were even.

Erasto Roque UD4 Eduardo Hernandez

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2013-08-03 Gimnasio Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Cadena Tres

Adrian Estrella KO5 Hector Javier Marquez

This should have been a 4th round corner retirement but the referee issued a 10 count at the beginning of the 5th while Marquez remained on his stool. Estrella defended his WBC FECARBOX super featherweight title and is now 13-0 with all victories by way of knockout.

Jairo Lopez KO9 Marcos Villasana Jr

This was the same situation as the bout above, except after the 8th round. Lopez rallied back after getting off the canvas in round 1. The comeback was impressive considering Lopez was nearly knocked out himself.

Jorge Alberto Martinez TUD8 Ivan Rodriguez (78-74, 78-74, 80-72)

An accidental clash of heads opened a cut on "Kley" Martinez in the final round which stopped the fight a tad early.

Humberto Flores UD6 Erick Mireles (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)

The last round wasn't even 2 minutes long, but, whatever...

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2013-08-03 Arena Roberto Duran, Panama City, Panama

TV Max (Panama) / TyC (Argentina)

Luis Concepcion UD12 Nestor Daniel Narvaes (118-108, 118-108, 118-109)

Based on how well Narvaes did against Toshiyuki Igarashi (I thought he won) this was a competitive fight on paper. But, in the ring Concepcion dominated and subsequently retained his WBC Silver flyweight title. Narvaes did well to last the full 12 rounds as he seemed ready to go at multiple moments.

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2013-08-03 Mohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

NBC Sports (USA) / Polsat (Poland)

Curtis Stevens TKO1 Saul Roman

Stevens picked up the vacant NABF middleweight title. Scott Christ recapped this bout here.

Tomasz Adamek UD10 Dominick Guinn (98-92, 99-91, 99-91)

...and this one here.

Thabiso Mchunu UD10 Eddie Chambers (97-93, 99-91, 99-91)

...and this one here.

Vyacheslav Glazkov TKO2 Byron Polley

A press release detailing this fight (which I saw) and the remaining undercard (which I didn't see) can be found here. Glazkov looked good. Polley looked, well, like a fat piece of crap. No offense.

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#QuitCounter2013 advanced by 3 this week, now totaling to 125. New additions appear in bold.

2013-01-05 Reyes Sanchez RTD5/TKO6 Ramiro Alcaraz
2013-01-11 Brandon Holmes TKO4 Javier Esparza
2013-01-11 Kwanpichit OnesongchaiGym TKO4 Noli Morales
2013-01-12 Hector Alfredo Avila RTD6/TKO7 Emilio Ezequiel Zarate
2013-01-12 Matias Carlos Adrian Rueda RTD3/TKO4 Sergio Alejandro Blanco
2013-01-18 Brandon Riddell TKO1 Eric McNorris
2013-01-19 Khalid Yafai RTD4 Gonzalo Garcia
2013-01-19 Roberto Feliciano Bolonti RTD7/TKO8 Franco Raul Sanchez
2013-01-23 Delen Parsley RTD2 Tyrone Selders
2013-01-23 Eugene Russell KO1 Granson Clark
2013-01-25 Brian Vera TKO10 Serhiy Dzinziruk
2013-01-25 Edgar Santana TKO3 Eddie Soto
2013-01-25 Franklin Lawrence RTD2 Mark Brown
2013-01-25 Omar Douglas RTD2 David Warren Huffman
2013-01-30 Erick Martinez TKO2 Miguel Angel Garcia Nava
2013-02-01 Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo RTD4 Arief Blader
2013-02-08 Kevin Bizier RTD8 Nate Campbell
2013-02-09 Carlos Gabriel Ozan KO1 Modesto Rodriguez
2013-02-09 Javier Francisco Maciel TKO5 Emilio Julio Julio
2013-02-09 Micki Nielsen KO1 Josef Krivka
2013-02-09 Saul Juarez KO10 Armando Torres
2013-02-16 Brandon Cook RTD3 Raul Saiz
2013-02-16 Demetrius Hopkins RTD6 Charles Whittaker
2013-02-16 Jamel Herring RTD3 Carlos Lopez
2013-02-16 Joel Tambwe Djeko TKO6 Bassam Belkhir
2013-02-21 Czar Amonsot RTD6 Addisu Tebebu
2013-02-21 Patrick Day RTD1 Dominique Foster
2013-02-22 Ariel Vega TKO4 Jose Rodriquez
2013-02-22 Christian Hammer RTD6 Oleksiy Mazikin
2013-02-22 Manuel Charr RTD2 Yakup Saglam
2013-02-22 Simona Galassi RTD2 Gabriella Vicze
2013-02-22 Yunier Dorticos RTD3 Willie Herring
2013-02-23 Chris Avalos RTD4 Jose Luis Araiza
2013-02-26 Petch Kokietgym RTD8 Albert Alcoy
2013-03-01 Michal Syrowatka KO2 Laszlo Robert Balogh
2013-03-02 Genesis Servania TKO7 Angky Angkotta
2013-03-08 Renato De Donato TKO6 Antonio Santoro
2013-03-09 Darren Barker RTD4 Simone Rotolo
2013-03-09 Giovanni De Carolis RTD4 Artem Solomko
2013-03-09 Jon Hill RTD1 Greg Maynard
2013-03-10 Michael McLaughlin RTD1 Jimmy LeBlanc
2013-03-15 Armando Cruz RTD2 / TKO3 Carlos Martin
2013-03-15 Gary Cornish TKO5 Humberto Evora
2013-03-15 Levan Ghvamichava RTD3 Angel Rios
2013-03-15 Sultahn Staton RTD2 Kenneth Brown
2013-03-16 Gustavo David Vittori TKO2 Diego Fernando Neira
2013-03-16 Marco Antonio Periban KO2 Samuel Miller
2013-03-16 Yesica Yolanda Bopp RTD5 Carolina Alvarez
2013-03-22 Chonlatarn Piriyapinyo TKO5 Nathan Bolcio
2013-03-22 Luciano Leonel Cuello RTD7/TKO8 Joaquim Carneiro
2013-03-22 Marc Pagcaliwangan RTD1 Jose Adan Fernandez
2013-03-22 Michael Walsh vs Krisztian Laufer
2013-03-22 Pedro Campa RTD4/TKO5 Ivan Gutierrez
2013-03-23 Robert Stieglitz TKO4 Arthur Abraham
2013-03-25 Petch Kokietgym KO8 Dondon Jimenea
2013-03-29 Josh Wale RTD9 Ashley Lane
2013-03-29 Oleydong Sithsamerchai TKO7 Richard Garcia
2013-03-29 Tony Ingelrest RTD3 Ivica Cukusic
2013-03-30 Apti Davtaev RTD2 Ivan Bogdanov
2013-03-30 Callum Smith RTD1 Iain Jackson
2013-04-06 Azea Augustama RTD2 David McNemar
2013-04-06 Mark de Mori RTD4 Jonathan Pasi
2013-04-06 Roman Skerlo TKO1 Tarik Ipek
2013-04-06 Travis Clark TKO1 Martez Williamson
2013-04-08 Shinsuke Yamanaka TKO12 Malcolm Tunacao
2013-04-09 Saiyok Poompanmuang KO2 Muhammad Sapata
2013-04-12 Mikael Zewski KO2 Daniel Sostre
2013-04-18 Teerachai Kratingdaenggym KO3 Ronnel Esparas
2013-04-19 Andy Townend RTD8 Ben Wager
2013-04-19 Konstantin Airich TKO1 Claudiu George Dinu
2013-04-19 Konstantin Airich TKO1 Wieslaw Kwasniewski
2013-04-20 Artur Szpilka RTD1 Taras Bidenko
2013-04-20 Callum Smith KO1 Ruslans Pojonisevs
2013-04-20 Luis Alejandro Tejerina TKO3 Claudio Esteban Romero
2013-04-26 Mark de Mori TKO1 Iko Dzafic
2013-04-27 Terry Flannigan RTD4 Nate Campbell
2013-05-04 Badou Jack TKO3 Michael Gbenga
2013-05-11 Ricky Burns RTD9 Jose A Gonzalez
2013-05-11 Stephen Simmons RTD3 Michael Sweeney
2013-05-15 Dmitry Kirillov RTD4 Alexander Saltykov
2013-05-15 Tor Hamer TKO3 Maurenzo Smith
2013-05-17 Andrew Gardiner RTD5 Emiliano Cayetano
2013-05-17 Dmitry Chudinov RTD3 Grady Brewer
2013-05-17 James DeGale KO2 Sebastien Demers
2013-05-17 Patomsuk Pathompothong RTD6 Jonas Segu
2013-05-17 Zach Bunce RTD3 Donald Willis
2013-05-18 Betiana Patricia Vinas KO6 Cynthia Munoz
2013-05-18 Haroon Khan TKO1 Vincente Medellin
2013-05-18 Wadi Camacho KO2 Hari Miles
2013-05-24 Jose Cayetano RTD4 Charly Valenzuela
2013-05-25 Genesis Servania KO3 Isack Junior
2013-05-25 Marcos Antonio Ahumada TKO4 Alejandro Emilio Valori
2013-05-26 Aik Shakhnazaryan RTD4 Jahongir Mamadjanov
2013-05-26 Fedor Papazov RTD6 Artem Ayvazidi
2013-05-31 Ammeth Diaz KO7 Martin Gethin
2013-06-01 Denton Daley RTD4 Faisal Ibnel Arrami
2013-06-01 Jesus Quijada TKO1 Misael Marciel Juarez
2013-06-07 Marcin Najman TKO2 Martin Pacas
2013-06-08 Erislandy Lara TKO10 Alfredo Angulo
2013-06-21 Riccardo Pintaudi vs Giuseppe Rauseo
2013-06-22 Arely Mucino KO2 Olga Julio
2013-06-26 Murat Gassiev TKO2 Levan Jomardashvili
2013-06-28 Vicente Mosquera RTD7 Cosme Rivera
2013-06-29 Ibeth Zamora Silva RTD8 Maricela Quintero
2013-07-05 Bogdan Dinu TKO1 Vladimir Toktasynov
2013-07-06 Carlos Daniel Aquino TKO3 Jose Gustavo Iturria
2013-07-06 Felix Sturm TKO4 Predrag Radosevic
2013-07-06 Tony Thompson TKO5 David Price
2013-07-12 Hughie Fury RTD5 Ivica Perkovic
2013-07-12 Rika Matsumoto TKO1 Saengrung Kwanjaisrikord
2013-07-13 Linda Laura Lecca TKO3 Lina Palmera
2013-07-13 Saul Rodriguez RTD3 Dominic Coca
2013-07-20 Israel Hector Enrique Perez RTD7 Francisco Lorenzo
2013-07-25 Ilya Prymak RTD3 Valentyn Kuts
2013-07-25 Lucas Browne RTD7 Travis Walker
2013-07-26 Bruno Escalante RTD1 Manuel Galaviz
2013-07-26 Miguel Gonzalez TKO8 Josenilson Dos Santos
2013-07-27 Apti Ustarkhanov KO7 Benson Mwakyembe
2013-07-27 Frankie Borg RTD6 Gary Cooper
2013-07-27 Movsur Yusupov RTD5 Mada Maugo
2013-07-27 Selcuk Aydin KO8 Aaron Herrera
2013-07-27 Uensal Arik TKO3 Omar Siala
2013-08-03 Adrian Estrella RTD4/KO5 Hector Javier Marquez
2013-08-03 Jairo Lopez RTD8/KO9 Marcos Villasana Jr
2013-08-03 Zulina Munoz TKO1 Maribel Ramirez

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If a bout is not mentioned which took place on one of the above cards it’s most likely because I haven’t got around to watching it yet.  In the event that I do watch such a bout at a later time it’s still unlikely I will update this results column.  My columns will be posted once a week, devoted to cards that most casual American boxing fans haven’t seen or heard of.  For available footage of the previously reported bouts follow @sweetboxing on twitter.  You may also email the author of this piece at rgbivins@gmail.com.


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